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The Future of Internet Governance [electronic resource] : Should the United States Relinquish Its Authority Over ICANN?

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (1 online resource (24 pages)) : digital, PDF file
Subjects:
Internet.
Public contracts.
Telecommunication -- Law and legislation.
System Details:
System requirements: PDF reader software.
Summary:
Explains how the Federal Government retains limited authority over the Internet domain name system (DNS) through the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions contract between the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. Discusses NTIA intent to transition stewardship of DNS and procedural authority over key Internet domain name functions to the global Internet multistakeholder community, examines multistakeholder process to develop a transition proposal, and addresses role of Congress in the IANA transition with related legislation in the 113th and 114th Congresses.
Notes:
CRS Report.
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2015). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division. Future of Internet Governance
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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